MHG7357 - Kincardine Castle

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Type and Period (1)

  • CASTLE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH68NW 8 6072 8947 and 6073 8954.

(NH 6072 8947 and 6073 8954) Castle (NR) (Site of)
OS 6" map, Sutherland, 2nd ed., (1907)

Vestiges of an ancient residence are to be seen between church and the sea at Kincardine. The field terminates in a steep bank, called the 'Bank of the Gate', and at the bottom there is a spring of excellent water, called the Lady's Well.
OSA 1792; Name Book 1875.

No trace of this castle remains. The site occupies SE end of a steep-sided promontory, cut through by railway on its S side.
Visited by OS (W D J) 21 May 1963.


Name Book (County), Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Book No. 18, 98 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3348.


Sir John Sinclair (ed.), 1791-9, The statistical account of Scotland, drawn up from the communications of the ministers of the different parishes, Vol. 3, 505 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2606.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 6071 8946 (300m by 300m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH68NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish KINCARDINE

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